Lora Shahine, MD
Lora Shahine, MD, FACOG is a reproductive endocrinologist specializing in infertility and recurrent pregnancy loss at Pacific NW Fertility and IVF Specialists in Seattle. Originally from North Carolina, Dr. Shahine graduated with a Bachelor of Science in biology from Georgetown University in Washington, DC, and completed her training in medical school at Wake Forest University School of Medicine, residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of California at San Francisco, and fellowship in reproductive endocrinology and infertility at Stanford University. She is board certified in both reproductive endocrinology and infertility as well as obstetrics and gynecology.
As Clinical Faculty at the University of Washington and Director of the Center of Recurrent Pregnancy Loss at Pacific NW Fertility, she is committed to providing excellence in patient care, teaching the next generation of women’s healthcare providers, and continuing research in the fields of fertility and recurrent miscarriage. She has published over 50 peer-reviewed research projects and is an active member of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine, Pacific Coast Reproductive Society, and Seattle Gynecology Society. She serves on the boards of the Babyquest Foundation, a nonprofit organization providing grants to those who need financial assistance with fertility treatment, the Seattle Gynecology Society, and the Early Pregnancy Special Interest Group of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine.
Dr. Shahine is an accomplished author of many blog posts and articles as well as three books. Her first book, “Planting the Seeds of Pregnancy: An Integrative Approach to Fertility Care” is a co-authored a guide to both Eastern and Western approaches to fertility care. Her second book, “Not Broken: An Approachable Guide to Miscarriage and Recurrent Pregnancy Loss” is an evidence-based review of the current evaluation and treatment for miscarriage which has been nominated for independent publishing awards. Her most recent book, “Not Broken Illustrated: A Gift for Those Who Have Suffered Pregnancy Loss” is an illustrated source of hope and support for anyone who has experienced miscarriage.
Dr. Shahine is passionate about changing the conversation surrounding infertility and miscarriage from one of shame and guilt to one of support and empowerment. She lives in Seattle with her family and enjoys travel, skiing, great food and time spent with friends and family.